Milestones May 14, 2001

RETIRING. LOUIS J. FREEH, 51, as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; two years short of his full 10-year term; in Washington. With college tuition for his six sons in mind, the former judge plans to pursue higher-paying employment in the private sector.

RECOVERING. GEORGE HARRISON, 58, former Beatle; from lung-cancer surgery at the Mayo Clinic; in Tuscany, Italy.

AILING. RYAN O'NEAL, 60, actor who starred in such films as Barry Lyndon and What's Up, Doc?; with leukemia; in Los Angeles. Ryan got an Oscar nomination in 1970 for Love Story, in which his character's wife dies of leukemia.


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